Anne Duggan B.A. (Hons), Dip.
Ed, B.Med, MHP, FRACP, PhD
Dr Anne Duggan
Senior Staff Specialist, John Hunter Hospital, HNE Health
Associate Director, Clinical Governance, HNE Health
Conjoint Professor, University of Newcastle
Professor Duggan is a consultant Gastroenterologist at John Hunter Hospital.
Previously in her
role as full time staff specialist and Head of Department at John Hunter Hospital
established a database that has monitored over a number of years the outcomes of patients admitted with gastrointestinal haemorrhage.
She continues her interest in GIH while working as a gastroenterologist part time.
has published extensively in Gastroenterology, particularly in the area of upper GI disease and epidemiology including co-authoring a textbook on the epidemiology of gastrointestinal disease.
Professor Duggan has had a long interest in quality and safety and system improvement, previously working in NSW Health's Quality and Safety Branch and now as an Associate Director, Clinical Governance in HNE Health.
co-ordinates the quality improvement component of the Universities of Newcastle
and New England's Joint Medical Program and co supervises the University of Newcastle
's post graduate introductory course on Quality and Safety in Healthcare.
Professor Duggan is currently a member of Council of the Gastroenterology Society of Australia, a member of the Royal Australasian College of Physician's Specialist Advisory Committee for Gastroenterology training and subspecialty editor for Gastroenterology for the Internal Medicine Journal.